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Reject Paper Sourced From Native Forests

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Age of entitlement is over: Joyce must reject calls to buy paper sourced from native forests and government handouts 
 
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Will Minister Hunt help the Fairy Possum live happily ever after?

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Media Release - The Wilderness Society Victoria 
 
Will Minister Hunt help the Fairy Possum live happily ever after? 
 
● Environment Minister Greg Hunt has the power to help save the Fairy Possum from extinction 
● Over 4,000 petitions calling Minister Hunt to use Federal powers to suspend logging in Fairy Possum habitat will be delivered to Minister Hunt’s electoral office today 
 
 
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Sly Seeney tries to avoid scrutiny on Wild Rivers rollback

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Newman Government sidelines Traditional Owners with reduced submissions deadline. Government has no concrete replacement framework to protect free-flowing rivers. Protection boundaries can be changed without parliamentary oversight.​
 
 
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World Heritage Committee rebukes Australia by rejecting request to axe Tasmania’s forests

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AUSTRALIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION, THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY, ENVIRONMENT TASMANIA & TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL CENTRE MEDIA RELEASE June 23, 2014 Abbott Government needs to accept decision and conduct Aboriginal heritage study. Decision sends message to Tasmanian Govt that logging iconic forests is unacceptable.
 
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Queensland Govt must maintain protection for Cape York rivers

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Most pristine part of Great Barrier Reef under threat from agricultural and mining run-off. Stewart, Archer and Lockhart rivers now exposed to unrestricted mining and dams. Queensland Govt must work with Traditional Owners to ensure long term river protection.  
 

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